Deadly Crash On Route 209

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EAST NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP — A man is dead after a crash Thursday morning in Schuylkill County.

Officials say a car carrier truck and a car crashed around 9 a.m. on Route 209 between New Philadelphia and Port Carbon.

State police identified the victim as Scott Bedford, 31, of Pottsville.

Troopers say he lost control going around a curve and hit the truck going south.

That part of Route 209 was closed while crews cleaned up the crash.